MARCUS RUTHERFORD

Marcus Rutherford discovered acting through Shane Meadows-affiliated drama non-profit The Television Workshop – an organisation that produced actors such as Vicky McClure, Jack O'Connell and Samantha Morton. He's acted in music videos and short films like Gangsters (RSA Films) and Sibling Rivalry (dir. Peter Walker) but Leon will be his first feature.

SOPHIE KENNEDY CLARK

The role of Twiggy – the film's female lead – is played by Sophie Kennedy Clark. Kennedy Clark has featured in a number of TV and film roles, such as Philomena (Young Philomena, dir. Stephen Frears, 2013), Nymphomaniac (B, dir. Lars Von Trier, 2012) and Black Mirror (Channel 4, 2011).

SAM GITTINS

Sam Gittins is Anton, Twiggy’s boyfriend. Gittins has worked on a number of TV and film productions, including Howl (dir. Paul Hyett, 2015), Call The Midwife (BBC, 2014) and Ripper Street (BBC, 2014).

T'NIA MILLER

She plays Leon’s mother, Chelsea. T’Nia is a well known face in the TV world and in 2016 played Gail Watkins, WAGSTAFFE, ITV Studios, Colin Teague. She played Julie in UNFORGOTTEN SERIES 2, Mainstreet Pictures / ITV, Andy Wilson 2016. Aleesha, MARCELLA, ITV, Jonathan Teplitzky, Helen Harris (recurring), GUILT, Lionsgate for ABC, Gary Fleder. She has also recently completed two features films; as J.J. in STUD LIFE, New Lime Republic Ltd, Campbell X and the Doctor in THE DISAPPEARED, Lost Tribe Productions, Johnny Kevorkian.

JAY WALKER

Jay Walker was cast from The Big House (www.thebighouse.uk.com). He has worked with this unique theatre company on a number of productions including 'Electric' at The Rio in Dalston and 'Knife Edge' at The Royal Court. The Guardian critic said of his performance in Electric "James Hogarth’s gauchely tentative projectionist deserves an award". The British Library commissioned James to write and perform a one man show about William Shakespeare to be broadcast live around the world as part of Shakespeare's birthday celebrations.

MARCUS RUTHERFORD

MARCUS RUTHERFORD

Leon

Marcus Rutherford plays the main protagonist, Leon. Marcus discovered acting through Shane Meadows­ affiliated drama non­profit The Television Workshop – an organisation that produced actors such as Vicky McClure, Jack O’Connell and Samantha Morton. He’s acted in short films such as GANGSTERS (RSA Films, Lead male 2016) and County Lines (Henry Blake, to be released later in 2017)  and DYING FOR IT (dir. Tim Evans, Stage, 2014) OBEY will be his first feature.

SOPHIE KENNEDY CLARK

SOPHIE KENNEDY CLARK

Twiggy

The role of Twiggy – the film’s female lead – is played by Sophie Kennedy Clark. Kennedy Clark has featured in a number of TV and film roles, such as Philomena (Young Philomena, dir. Stephen Frears, 2013), Nymphomaniac (B, dir. Lars Von Trier, 2012) and Black Mirror (Channel 4, 2011).

SAM GITTINS

SAM GITTINS

Anton

Sam Gittins is Anton, Twiggy’s boyfriend. Gittins has worked on a number of TV and film productions, including Howl (dir. Paul Hyett, 2015), Call The Midwife (BBC, 2014) and Ripper Street (BBC, 2014).

T'NIA MILLER

T'NIA MILLER

Chelsea, Leon's mother

T’Nia is a well known face in the TV world and in 2016 played Gail Watkins, WAGSTAFFE, ITV Studios, Colin Teague. She played Julie in UNFORGOTTEN SERIES 2, Mainstreet Pictures / ITV, Andy Wilson 2016. Aleesha, MARCELLA, ITV, Jonathan Teplitzky, Helen Harris (recurring), GUILT, Lionsgate for ABC, Gary Fleder. She has also recently completed two features films; as J.J. in STUD LIFE, New Lime Republic Ltd, Campbell X and the Doctor in THE DISAPPEARED, Lost Tribe Productions, Johnny Kevorkian.

JAY WALKER

JAY WALKER

Jay Walker was cast from The Big House (www.thebighouse.uk.com). He has worked with this unique theater company on a number of productions including ‘Electric’ at The Rio in Dalston and ‘Knife Edge’ at The Royal Court. The Guardian critic said of his performance in Electric “Jay Walker’s gauchely tentative projectionist deserves an award”. The British Library commissioned Jay to write and perform a one man show about William Shakespeare to be broadcast live around the world as part of Shakespeare’s birthday celebrations.